Press Room

Check the press room regularly for press releases and news from the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

For all press enquiries, please contact:

Christian Lewis
Prize Publicist
christian@womensprizeforfiction.co.uk

For all marketing and website enquiries, please contact:

Jen Acton
Prize Digital Editor
jennifer@womensprizeforfiction.co.uk

For all sponsorship enquiries, please contact:

Claire Shanahan
Charity Director
claire@womensprizeforfiction.co.uk

The Women’s Prize Trust announces the 2022 ‘Discoveries’ Longlist


The Women’s Prize Trust – the charity championing women writers on a global stage – today announces the 2022 Longlist…

Wed 11 May, 2022

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Women’s Prize for Fiction Announces 2022 Shortlist


The Women’s Prize for Fiction – the greatest celebration of women’s creativity – today announces its 2022 Shortlist. Now in…

Wed 27 April, 2022

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Joanna Prior steps down as Chair of the Women’s Prize Trust


The Women’s Prize Trust has announced the departure of their Chair of Trustees, Joanna Prior, after ten years on the…

Mon 28 February, 2022

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Women’s Prize Trust seeks aspiring novelists for 2022 Discoveries programme


The Women’s Prize Trust – the charity championing women writers on a global stage – calls for entries for its 2022…

Thu 30 September, 2021

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Susanna Clarke wins Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021


Susanna Clarke has won the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction with her second novel Piranesi (Bloomsbury).   At an awards…

Wed 8 September, 2021

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Susanna Clarke tipped to win Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 – Shortlist sees huge surge in sales


Susanna Clarke tipped to win Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 Shortlist sees huge surge in sales  Susanna Clarke is the…

Fri 3 September, 2021

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The Women’s Prize Trust announces the 2021 ‘Discoveries’ Shortlist


The Women’s Prize Trust – the charity championing women writers on a global stage – today announces the 2021 Shortlist…

Wed 19 May, 2021

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Women’s Prize for Fiction announces 2021 shortlist


WEDNESDAY 28 APRIL 2021, 18:30 BST: The Women’s Prize for Fiction – one of the biggest annual, international celebrations of…

Wed 28 April, 2021

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Women’s Prize for Fiction announces 2021 longlist


Wednesday 10 March 2021, 18:00 GMT: The Women’s Prize for Fiction – one of the biggest annual, international celebrations of…

Wed 10 March, 2021

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BERNARDINE EVARISTO TO CHAIR WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021


  Chaired by Bernardine Evaristo, award-winning novelist Panel includes Vick Hope, Elizabeth Day, Nesrine Malik and Sarah-Jane Mee Women’s Prize…

Mon 1 February, 2021

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CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE CROWNED ‘WINNER OF WINNERS’


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a…

Mon 1 February, 2021

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Women’s Prize for Fiction launches new podcast series


In celebration of its 25th anniversary year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction is today launching 25 new episodes of its…

Wed 29 January, 2020

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